Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Weekend Round Up - Wins for De La Rosa, Aguilar & Landeryou and USA Racquetball Awards

Daniel De La Rosa won the Battle of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas - a Tier 4 International Racquetball Tour (IRT) event - last weekend by defeating Jansen Allen in the final, 11-3, 11-7, 11-2. De La Rosa advanced to the final with a win over Andree Parrilla in the semi-finals, 12-10, 11-5, 11-4, while Allen beat Javier Mar in the other semi, 9-11, 11-1, 12-10, 11-6.

De La Rosa and Allen teamed up to win Men’s Open Doubles, beating Mar and Eduardo Garay in the final, 15-10, 15-11, and Alejandro Cardona and Edson Martinez in the semi-finals, 15-12, 12-15, 11-8. Mar and Garay defeated Chase Robison and Clint Mehta in the other semi, 15-7, 15-9.

Tim Landeryou won Men’s Open by defeating Mar in the final, 15-12, 15-7. Landeryou beat Bruce Robles in the semis, 15-5, 15-5, while Mar defeated Patric Mascorro, 15-10, 9-15, 11-8.

Diana Aguilar won the Women’s Open division in San Antonio, defeating Alexandra Herrera in the final, 15-13, 15-11. In the semi-finals, Aguilar beat Susana Acosta, 15-9 15-8, and Herrera defeated Da’monique Davis, 15-4, 15-2.

The Mixed Open Doubles division went to Jake Bredenbeck and Sheryl Lotts who narrowly defeated De La Rosa and Michelle Key in the final, 12-15, 15-14, 11-10.

USA Awards

USA Racquetball has announced its award winners for 2015. The awards recognize excellence on and off the court. The awards will be presented next month during the USA Racquetball National Singles Championships in Denver May 20-24.

Male Athlete of the Year - Jake Bredenbeck, Chandler, Arizona.

Female Athlete of the Year - Rhonda Rajsich, Phoenix, Arizona

Bud Muehleisen Male Age Group Award - Jimmy Lowe, Alea, Hawaii

Peggy Steding Female Age Group Award - Cindy Tilbury, Malibu, California

Joe Sobek Outstanding Contribution Award - Cheryl Kirk, Naperville, Illinois

Presidential Award - Dan Whitley, Kirkwood, Missouri

2015 Hall of Fame Inductee - Sudsy Monchik, Staten Island, New York

Congratulations to all of this year's award recipients!

The Battle of the Alamo
San Antonio, Texas - IRT Tier 4 - LPRT Tier 1

Men’s IRT Final

Daniel De La Rosa d. Jansen Allen, 11-3, 11-7, 11-2


Daniel De La Rosa d. Andree Parrilla, 12-10, 11-5, 11-4
Jansen Allen d. Javier Mar, 9-11, 11-1, 12-10, 11-6

Women’s Open Singles

Diana Aguilar d. Alexandra Herrera, 15-13, 15-11


Diana Aguilar d. Susana Acosta, 15-9 15-8
Alexandra Herrera d. Da’monique Davis, 15-4, 15-2

Men’s Open Singles

Tim Landeryou d. Javier Mar, 15-12, 15-7


Tim Landeryou d. Bruce Robles, 15-5, 15-5
Javier Mar d. Patric Mascorro, 15-10, 9-15, 11-8

Men’s Open Doubles

Daniel De La Rosa & Jansen Allen d. Javier Mar & Eduardo Garay, 15-10, 15-11


Daniel De La Rosa & Jansen Allen d. Alejandro Cardona & Edson Martinez, 15-12, 12-15, 11-8
Javier Mar & Eduardo Garay d. Chase Robison & Clint Mehta, 15-7, 15-9

Follow the bouncing ball….

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